Festival Preview: Tramlines

Tristan Phipps/ May 31, 2019

Of all the city festivals: Live At Leeds, Hit The North, Dot 2 Dot – none are as well renowned as Sheffield’s Tramlines, which is now entering its 10th year. While 2009 brought the chart-topping sounds of Example and Pixie Lott, Tramlines 2019 will boast a line-up brimming with indie and alternative royalty. Headlining the festival this year we have

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Festival Preview – 2000 Trees

Sean Hubbard/ May 23, 2019

The UK’s official best medium sized festival returns this year with a line-up that’s as packed as ever. Headline sets come from Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, You Me At Six and Deaf Havana in a who’s who of British rock music, whilst on the heavier side of things While She Sleeps headline the Cave stage on Thursday night

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VANT Interview: Moving Away from Politics to an Introspective Approach

Bethan Fletcher/ May 11, 2019

Frontman of VANT, Mattie Vant, is back from his ‘indefinite hiatus’, bringing with him a change up in the band’s music, a shift in focus and a seemingly more open, emotional mindset. Sitting down with Mattie only hours after his opening gig for ‘Live at Leeds 2019’ we discussed the experience of playing for a still sober festival crowd. “It

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Black Honey Interview: Feeling Equally Weird and Troubled in the Head

Bethan Fletcher/ May 10, 2019

Melancholic, seductive and timeless are three words which I would use to describe the indie rock band Black Honey. But simply labeling them as ‘indie rock’ does not do the four-piece justice; they encapsulate so much more. Listening to a Black Honey track is like being transported into your own feature film wherein you, the hero, are as equally broken

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Festival Preview: Live at Leeds

Ben Standring/ March 29, 2019

Despite February providing a short, sharp dose of summer bliss in bizarre fashion earlier this year, we are finally reaching the time in the year in which days are getting longer, temperatures are increasing and the delights of festival season are drawing ever closer. Leading the way on the Saturday of May Day Bank Holiday weekend is ‘Live at Leeds’,

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Beat The Streets 2019

Abby Clarke/ January 29, 2019

Beat the Streets is a fantastic one-day music festival spread out around some of Nottingham’s historic music venues, with great acts on the line up and extra bits and pieces going on throughout the day all to help raise money to fight homelessness. This year was set to be another fun-filled day with some talented musicians playing from one in

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Sunday at Jimmy’s Farm Festival

Abby Clarke/ July 23, 2018

Having never been to Jimmy’s farm before, I didn’t know what to expect from Jimmy’s festival. With the line up including the likes of Dick and Dom, Marsicans and the Happy Mondays headlining and many other activities going on such as sausage eating competitions and an animal petting area, you could tell that it wasn’t quite the usual music festival.

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